Applied Science-led projects awarded over $8.7M from NSERC 2024 Discovery Research Program

UBC Research + Innovation | | Media coverage

Forty faculty members from SCARP and Engineering received funding on 41 different projects on transportation planning, the clean energy transition, and more.

Business owners are buying into a myth about driving

Vox | | Media coverage

A study by SCARP professor Dr. Kelly Clifton found that bicyclists, pedestrians and transit users are competitive consumers who tend to spend more than those who drive.  

UBC Applied Science-led research receives over $2 million in funding from NFRF

UBC Research + Innovation | | Media coverage

Researchers from UBC Engineering, SALA and SCARP are leading interdisciplinary teams tackling climate change mitigation and community solutions.

Could Canada’s underused public land be the key to solving the housing crisis?

The Globe and Mail (subscription) | | Media coverage

SCARP Associate Professor Dr. James Connolly provides further analysis on the use of public lands for housing.

Letters to the Sun: We need the Vancouver park board

Vancouver Sun | | Media coverage

SCARP Professor Emeritus Dr. Michael Seelig discussed Vancouver City Counsil's rejection of a $300 million plan submitted to them by the park board.

Rising housing costs boost health of rich, worsen health of poor, finds BC study

Business in Vancouver | | Media coverage

SCARP Professor Emeritus Dr. Penny Gurstein highlights how these results line up with a longitudinal study she co-authored over a decade ago. 

In Vancouver, unhappily, it’s all about the price of dirt

Vancouver Sun | | Media coverage

Douglas Todd quotes SCARP professor Patrick Condon's new book Broken City to delve into Vancouver's housing crisis.

Overcrowded schools? Vancouver School Board says yes and no

The Campus Resident | | Media coverage

SCARP professor Dr. Michael Hooper comments on the Vancouver School Board's projections for future students.

Douglas Todd: Shade problem stretches far beyond Brentwood’s highrises

The Province | | Media coverage

SCARP lecturer Erick Villagomez was quoted in an op-ed about the negative impacts of shadows cast by high rises. 

City planning for just transitions with Holly Caggiano

geopolitical ecology (podcast) | | Media coverage

The podcast delves on SCARP's Holly Caggiano's research exploring social dimensions of climate transitions in the US and Canada, and how diverse stakeholder groups form coalitions to advocate for energy systems change.

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